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LINKTV
Oct 10, 2012 7:30pm PDT
mechanisms. >> and let me plug that into another analogy, or just an insight into religion and education - may have used it, may not, but here, we'll use it again. education and religion - educational institutions are at the same time institutions of stability and control. at the same time, educational institutions are foundations for innovation, for transcendence - knowledge is an extraordinary power. and that's why we have these colleges and universities, so that people like me and my administrative buddies upstairs can control this very dangerous process. religion is exactly the same way - it's an enormous power. and so we ritually, we have this instinct, as you're bringing out, janet, is there's an instinct to want to use it to control and to have stability at the same time, just as knowledge is always going to create a transcendence it has to if it's real - the creation and extending of knowledge, which we ideally do at a university, is powerful stuff. well, the same thing in religion. let me jump onto these notes and then we'll get to you, barbara, because i want to do my civil rel
LINKTV
Oct 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, "hidden dangers" in your home that kids can get into, and trying to be proactive in terms of educating yourself and them about those dangers. and they exist in some of the most unlikely places. i mean, kids do things that we would never imagine that they would venture into, simply because of their curiosity. other health hazards may be less obvious, as a number of famils in this chicago nehborod ned, when an enterprising pest control service started using a chemical designed for agricultural use to destroy their household pests. lton clark methylonsrgano-phatpestide. it has been in use as an agricultural product for probably four decades, and it's a chemical that has significant toxicity and also short life in the environment, which has made it a chemical of choice in agricultural use. the trouble was, mr. brown, the unlicensed pest exterminator, did not use methyl parathion for agricultural purposes, as instructed. he used it inside people's homes. the roaches was real, real bad in my house. real bad. so he came and sprayed. when he sprayed, they stayed gone about a year. there's no w
LINKTV
Oct 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
," is at the heart of this policy. itces controls on education and employment and extends across the entire range of social relations. after the race riots in the '60s, the government decided that they had to break that identification. they had to bring malays into the city, into the growing manufacturing, into the future of the country and build one malaysia that way, that if they just left them as the poor farmers out in the countryside, it was going to be nothing but trouble. and so their policies made malay the national language. they saved the university positions for the malays; they made the schools in malay; they put all the... the banking was for malay. companies had to be malay, and then they might hire chinese subcontractors to do the actual printing. but the printing/publishing companies had to be malay. and so the chinese who had been wealthy-- a lot of them left to canada and to singapore. for the chinese who remained, however-- they stayed in an economy that was growing in prosperity, a country that was growing. and it's not as though their land or their money or anything was taken
LINKTV
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
taking part in a road blockade to oppose living costs and educational policies when government forces opened fire. another 24 -- 34 people were wounded. thousands of workers staged a one-day strike on friday at the foxconn factory in china known for poorly treating workers who help make apple products such as the iphone. the group china labor watch says up to 4000 foxconn workers walked off the job in protest of new employee demands including working through a holiday that began last week. foxconn initially denied that a strike was taking place, but later said the dispute had been resolved. workers at a walmart supply warehouse in elwood, illinois are returning to work after a three-week strike. the workers walked off the job last month amidst allegations of sexual harassment, dangerous working conditions, unpaid wages, and retaliation against organizers. managers reportedly fired several leaders and threatened others after they delivered a petition. the workers say they have won pledges to end work is retaliation and will be given their full wages for the time they were on strike. th
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